Psu patch April 2012, tales from the darkside


This week I came across the fact that the readme files for Applying Psu patches is often a puzzle to people.  A PATCH action failed due to the fact that the –OH was NOT used, and in a Rac environment that is always something extra scary with dependencies.  So I thought let us have some clearer picture with regard to this matter. Today i had to patch Oracle Restart environment with Grid Infrastructure 112030 and ditto Rdbms.

In order to make a good reminder for myself and for the community, well here are the steps that I performed. I have added some comments where needed.

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